New York Observer: Perpetuating the species is now trendy, writer Amy Sohn decrees: "I think that motherhood and parenting is hot right now in a way that it wasn't even just five years ago."
IRIN: Iraqi women were more respected under Saddam Hussein, say women's groups.
Forbes: America's teens and young women are not getting enough calcium.
Reuters: Employer's joke dashes maid's Playboy hopes.
The Onion: A 32-year-old actress dies of old age. (Scroll for Tiffani Thiessen's obit notice.)